अर्घ्य a. [अर्घ-यत् अर्घमर्हति] 1 Valuable; अनर्घ्य invaluable; अनर्घ्यमपि माणिक्यम् see s. v. -2 Venerable, deserving respectful offering; तानर्घ्यानर्घ्यमादाय दूरात्प्रत्युद्ययौ गिरिः Ku.6.5; Śi.1.14; Y.1.11. -र्घ्यम् 1 A respectful offering or oblation to a god or venerable person (see अर्घ); अर्घः पूजाविधिः तदर्थं द्रव्यम् अर्घ्यम् Sk.; अर्घ्यमस्मै V.5.; ददतु तरवः पुष्पैरर्घ्यं फलैश्च मधुश्चुतः U.3.24; अर्घ्यंमर्घ्यमिति वादिनं नृपम् R.11.69;1.44; Ku.1.58,6. 5; (it often consists only of water given in a droṇa and forms part of the Madhuparka ceremony). -2 A kind of honey.
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